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01: The Future of High-Tech Production in Europe

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
in deutscher Sprache

While at the beginning of globalization, trading activities were at the foreground, the trend towards globalization has now spread to all value-added activities. This also includes the relocation of production to attractive sites outside Europe. The strategic significance of production companies for Europe is beyond dispute and therefore the question arises: What is the future of production in Europe? High-profile representatives of organizations and companies will discuss Europe and its future role as a value-adding production location.

President Magna Europe & Magna Steyr, Magna International Europe GmbH, Vienna
Head, Research, Development and Energy, FEEI - Association for the Electrical and Electronics Industries, Vienna
Managing Director, FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna
Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Fronius International GmbH, Vienna
Vorstandsvorsitzender, AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG, Leoben
Professor für Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Leiter, Bereich Produktionswirtschaft und Logistik, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Produktionswirtschaft und Logistik, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck
Chairman of the Board, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich
Editor Science, Die Presse, Vienna Chair
Assistant to the Board, Infineon Technologies Austria AG, Villach Coordination

Dipl.-Ing. Günther APFALTER

President Magna Europe & Magna Steyr, Magna International Europe GmbH, Vienna

1985 Diplom-Ingenieur, Agricultural Economics, University of Vienna
1985-1986 Regional Sales Manager Tractors for Southern Germany, Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
1986-1988 Head of the Business Unit Special Vehicles, Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
1988-1994 Head of Sales and Export of the Business Unit Tractors, Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
1994-1996 Head of the Division Agricultural Machinery, Steyr-Daimler-Puch AG
1996-1998 Chairman of the Executive Board, Case Steyr Landmaschinentechnik AG; Managing Director, CASE Germany GmbH
1998-1999 Director Sales & Marketing, Case Europe; Member of the Supervisory Board, Case Steyr Landmaschinentechnik AG
1999-2001 Vice President Commercial Business, Case IH
2001-2005 Executive Vice President, Member of the Executive Board, Magna Steyr Powertrain and Magna Drivetrain
2005-2007 President Europe & Asia, Magna Powertrain Gruppe
since 2007 President, Magna Steyr
since 2010 President, Magna International Europe

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. MBA Klaus BERNHARDT

Head, Research, Development and Energy, FEEI - Association for the Electrical and Electronics Industries, Vienna

1993-1998 Assistant Institute for General Electrical Engineering and Electronics, Technical University Vienna
1998 Quality and process management, Semperit Technische Produkte AG, Wimpassing
1997 Civil Service, Cardiosurgery Dept.,Center of Biomedical Research, General Hospital Vienna
1998-2000 Project Management TETRA, FREQUENTIS Nachrichtentechnik GmbH, Wien
2000-2002 Project Management and Solutions Management for backbone systems, Ericsson Austria AG, Vienna
2002-2004 Head of the ICT unit and national expert in the European framework programme IST-Committee; BIT (bureau for international
 research and technology cooperation, which is recently part of the Austrian research promotion agency FFG)
since 2004 Head Research, Development and Energy, FEEI - Association for the Electrical and Electronics Industries, Vienna

Dr. Henrietta EGERTH-STADLHUBER

Managing Director, FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna

 Henrietta Egerth studied commercial science at the University of Linz and then she worked for some years in Brussels. On her return to Vienna, she worked for the Federation of Austrian Industry before moving to the Ministry of Economics and Labour in 2000, where she was responsible for business promotion and research and development. Since 2004 Henrietta Egerth is General Manager of the Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG).

Ing. Klaus FRONIUS

Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Fronius International GmbH, Vienna

1965-1970 Technologisches Gewerbemuseum, Wien
1973 Start bei Fronius International GmbH, Pettenbach
seit 1975 Geschäftsführer und Eigentümer, Fronius International GmbH
1994 Mitinitiator zur Gründung der Fachhochschule Wels

DI (FH) Andreas GERSTENMAYER

Vorstandsvorsitzender, AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG, Leoben

1985-1990 Abschluss als Diplomingenieur (FH) Produktionstechnik, Fachhochschule Rosenheim
1990-1997 Geschäftsgebiet Beleuchtungstechnik: u. a. Gruppenleitung Qualitätsplanung, Leitung des Produktsegments Feuchtraumleuchten, Siemens AG, Traunreut
1997-2000 Leiter für Einkauf, Produktion und Logistik, Kompetenzzentrum Fahrwerke, Siemens AG, Graz
2000-2003 Gesamtprojektleitung internationaler Restrukturierungsprogramme, Geschäftsbereich Transportation Systems, Siemens AG, Erlangen
2003-2008 Geschäftsführer Siemens Transportation Systems GmbH, Graz, Österreich & CEO der Business Unit Fahrwerke Graz (World Headquarters)
2009 Persönlicher Gesellschafter, FOCUSON Business Consulting GmbH Graz/Wien, Berlin
seit 2010 Vorsitzender des Vorstandes, AT&S Austria Technologie & Systemtechnik AG, Leoben/Wien

Mag. Dr. Hubert MISSBAUER

Professor für Betriebswirtschaftslehre und Leiter, Bereich Produktionswirtschaft und Logistik, Institut für Wirtschaftsinformatik, Produktionswirtschaft und Logistik, Leopold-Franzens-Universität Innsbruck

1977-1982 Study of Business Administration, University of Linz, Graduation Mag.rer.soc.oec.
1983-1997 Assistant, Department of Industry and Production Management, Johannes Kepler University of Linz
1986 Graduation Dr.rer.soc.oec.
1994 Habilitation in Business Administration, Title of the Postdoctoral Thesis: A new design of Manufacturing Planning and Control Systems based on the workload control concept
since 1997 Professor for Production and Logistics Management, Innsbruck University School of Management

Dr. Reinhard PLOSS

Chairman of the Board, Infineon Technologies AG, Munich

1986 Eintritt bei Siemens/Infineon, Prozessingenieur für die Chip-Fertigung
1996-1999 Leitung des Geschäftsgebiets Leistungshalbleiter, Siemens AG
1999 Leiter des Geschäftszweigs Industrial Power und Geschäftsführer der eupec GmbH Co. KG
2000-2005 Leitung des Geschäftsbereiches Automobil- & Industrie-Elektronik, Infineon Technologies AG
2005-2007 Group Vice President & General Manager Automotive, Industrial & Multimarket, Infineon Technologies AG
seit 2007 Mitglied des Vorstands der Infineon Technologies AG, zuständig für das Ressort Fertigung
seit 2012 Vorsitzender des Vorstands von Infineon

DI Martin KUGLER

Editor Science, Die Presse, Vienna

1978-1986 Bundesgymnasium und Realgymnasium Zwettl
1986-1992 Universität für Bodenkultur, Wien
1992-1999 Betriebs-, Rechts- und Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Wien
1998-2000 Freier Mitarbeiter, Die Presse, Wien
2000-2008 Wirtschafts- und Wissenschaftsredakteur, Die Presse, Wien
seit 2008 Leiter der Forschungsbeilagen, Die Presse, Wien

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25.08.2011

08:00 - 10:30Technology Brunch Hosted by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
11:00 - 11:10Welcome statementPlenary
11:10 - 11:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2011Plenary
11:30 - 12:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
12:15 - 13:40New Ways of InnovationPlenary
14:00 - 14:50The Cancer Genome: Challenge and PromisePlenary
14:50 - 15:45CybercrimePlenary
18:00 - 19:30The City of the Future – Demographics and SustainabilityPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Evening Reception Hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial
19:30 - 21:30Career Lounge – Evening Event with a Buffet Dinner for Students, Graduate Scientists and Young Professionals Hosted by the Organisers of the Alpbach Technology ForumSocial

26.08.2011

07:00 - 13:30Working Group 01: The Future of High-Tech Production in EuropeBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 02: The Future of Urban MobilityBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 03: Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP): An Instrument for Creating InnovationBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 04: The Efficiency of RTI InvestmentsBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 05: Urban Europe, Urban Technologies – The City in the 21st CenturyBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 06: Food Security and Distributive JusticeBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 07: Research Promotion Followed by Financial Bottleneck?Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 08: Research in the Classroom: New Ways of Learning in Natural SciencesBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 09: Simple – Functional – Trendy? Technological Solutions for Old and YoungBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 10: IT – Challenging the Present, Defining the Future!Breakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 11: The Digital City of TomorrowBreakout
07:00 - 13:30Working Group 12: Design Thinking and Open Innovation – The Customer is KingBreakout
07:00 - 16:00Junior Alpbach – Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
07:00 - 13:00Ö1 Children’s University Alpbach – Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
07:45 - 13:00Special Event: New Ways of Internationalisation? European Strategies for the Globalisation of Research and InnovationBreakout
14:00 - 15:45Natural Science Education for Future GenerationsPlenary
16:15 - 17:30Frontier Technologies – A Gateway to the Future in cooperation with the European Research CouncilPlenary

27.08.2011

07:30 - 09:00International Year of ChemistryPlenary
09:20 - 10:10The Future of the InternetPlenary
10:10 - 11:05The Physics of SuperheroesPlenary
11:05 - 11:15Closing StatementPlenary
11:15 - 12:00Snack ReceptionSocial